Category Archives: Educational Technology

12 Cyber Dilemmas to Get Teens Talking

From cyberbullying to privacy concerns, today’s connected teens face a host of ethical dilemmas and potential dangers. Use these twelve discussion starters to ignite meaningful conversations with teens about responsible ways to get connected while staying safe online: You started … Continue reading

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6 Websites or Apps You Need to See Before School Starts

The arrival of August can shift our thoughts back to the classroom. But before you head back to your students this fall, take some time to check out these websites that can make your teaching experience easier and help you … Continue reading

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Ed Tech: Managing Training in Your Future

Teachers are learners, too. And differentiation applies to how teachers learn as well. If you purchased any new computerized device in the last few years—smartphone, tablet, laptop, desktop, or even a camera—you probably did not find a printed user’s guide … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Ed Tech Training

Scenario: There is a Tech Expo and Workshop Day in your state, and your school decides to send you. Which description best fits you? You spend the day deeply involved in workshops, hit every vendor table that your fellow teachers … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Twitter!

By Anastasia Scott, who sends out most of Free Spirit’s tweets March 21, 2015, marks the ninth anniversary of the first official tweet ever sent into the Internet abyss. Free Spirit didn’t join the party until 2009, but since then … Continue reading

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